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The weather in Georgia is beautiful and this is the time of year when families are opening their windows to take advantage of the rising temperatures. We at Safe Kids Georgia want to provide you with a few window safety tips to allow your kids to explore the outside without the risk of falling […]Continue Reading →
Before you start whipping up some Valentine’s Day goodies, read through these cooking safety and burn prevention tips to protect yourself and your Valentines from burn injuries.
Childproof Your Electrical Outlets and Appliances
Keep appliance cords […]Continue Reading →
Home is a safe place to grow, learn, and live. Of course, accidents happen, especially as kids grow and discover new things, and that’s OK. The problem is the more serious injuries that are often completely preventable. Here you’ll learn about some things you can do to help ensure that your kids get the freedom […]Continue Reading →
Winter sporting can be fun, but make sure you know how to keep your kids safe while staying active!
The start of an exciting New Year has arrived and so has January’s winter weather. Winter sports, such as skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and sledding can be fun, but dangerous. Falls or crashes can cause cuts and […]Continue Reading →
Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Safe Kids Georgia urges drivers, children, and parents to be especially cautious this […]Continue Reading →
It’s that time of year again! However your child chooses to get to and from school, it is important to stay safe during the journey. When it comes to safety, pedestrians, bikers, and drivers should always keep a close eye on the surrounding environment and follow traffic signals.
Did You Know? In the United States, 61 […]Continue Reading →
Along with most other Americans around this time of year, we Georgians are beginning to envision our upcoming Fourth of July adventures. Most of them will include sitting on blankets on top of towering parking garages with our families and friends, seeing kids running around with sparklers, laughter, and the smell of hot dogs and […]Continue Reading →
May is the perfect time for enjoying the outdoors and bike riding with your family. Riding a bike is a great way to get kids outside and encourage them to stay active, but without precautions in place, it can be a cause of serious injury.
Did you know that every two minutes, a child […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia held an ATV Safety Training on April 7 in Macon, GA for Safe Kids coordinators. Safe Kids, with assistance from an Emory University intern, developed an ATV Safety Program using evidence-based materials created by Arkansas Children’s Hospital Injury Prevention Center, The National 4-H, and the ATV Safety Institute. Mike Klumpp, an ATV […]Continue Reading →
As hard as it is to believe with last week’s snow storm, spring is just around the corner. That means kids will be breaking free of the indoors for some much needed sunshine and fresh air. With the beginning of spring comes the start of soccer, softball, lacrosse and other sports seasons. Kids will also […]Continue Reading →